HB 921: Fines and Fees
GENERAL BILL by Beltran ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Gantt ; LaMarca ; Lopez, V.
Fines and Fees; Authorizes clerk of court to accept monthly installment payments for administrative processing charge; revises methods by which clerk may accept payments for fees, charges, costs & fines; provides requirements for payment plan; authorizes court to modify payment plan or reduce, waive, or convert to community service outstanding fees, costs, or fines; prohibits clerk from sending incarcerated individual's account to collection agency or suspending incarcerated individual's driver license; revises offenses that would lead to suspension of driver license upon failure to comply with court directives.
Last Action: 5/5/2023 House - Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee
• Referred to Appropriations Committee
• Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Now in Civil Justice Subcommittee
• 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
• Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee
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